Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
The stupid question is the question not asked

Re: pack/unpack binary file

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Nov 29, 2012 at 22:58 UTC ( #1006372=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to pack/unpack binary file

I am unable to repack it to a bin file after I'm done with it

You aren't packing the output. You are sprintfing it to hex; which is just a text representation.

If you want the output (re)packed, use pack. (And don't forget to binmod your output file.)

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

RIP Neil Armstrong

Comment on Re: pack/unpack binary file

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1006372]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others wandering the Monastery: (12)
As of 2016-04-29 12:45 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    :nehw tseb si esrever ni gnitirW

    Results (441 votes). Check out past polls.